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Djokovic into semis after dismissing Zverev at ATP Finals

Photo: AFP Novak Djokovic booked his place in the semi-finals of the ATP Finals as the world number one dispatched Alexander Zverev 6-4, 6-1 on Wednesday. Djokovic is chasing a sixth ATP Finals title and his first in the prestigious season-ending event at London’s O2 Arena since 2015. In his 11th appearance ...

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IPL’s Kolkata Knight Riders dump Aussie Starc by text

AFP Photo Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Starc could skip next year’s Indian Premier League and focus on preparing for the World Cup after being dumped by the Kolkata Knight Riders this week via text message. The left-armer was one of the most expensive buys in the annual bidding war for ...

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Javeria Khan shines as green shirts defeat Ireland

Captain Javeria Khan hit an unbeaten 74, the highest T20 score by a Pakistani woman, as green shirts secured a 38-run win against Ireland in Group B at the World T20 in Guyana. This was Pakistan’s first win of the tournament. They are ranked third in the group with Ireland ...

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Taijul’s five-fer restricts Zimbabwe to 304

Photo Courtesy: ICC/Twitter Zimbabwe were dismissed for 304 runs in first innings on the third day of the second Test match against Bangladesh in Dhaka on Tuesday. The visitors started the third day’s proceedings on 25/1 with Brian Chari and Donald Tiripano at the crease. Brendan Taylor was the stand ...

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PSL releases list of players retained by franchises

The Pakistan Super League has announced the list of players that have been retained by its franchises. Every franchise was allowed to retain 10 players in their squad for the upcoming season. Defending champions Islamabad United have retained Luke Ronchi, Shadab Khan and Faheem Ashraf in the Platinum category while ...

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Babar Azam reaches fifth spot in ODI batsmen rankings

Photo Courtesy: ICC Cricket The International Cricket Council released its fresh one-day international rankings on Tuesday. Virat Kohli of India tops the batting rankings followed by his compatriot Rohit Sharma. Kiwi power hitter Ross Taylor climbed to third position after an impressive performance in the one-day series against Pakistan. Joe ...

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England, South Africa register wins in Women’s World T20

Photo Courtesy: ICC/Twitter England and South Africa won their respective Women’s World Twenty20 2018 fixtures on Tuesday. England defeated Bangladesh by seven wickets under the duckworth-lewis method in Gros Islet. Bangladesh, batting first, scored 76/9 in their 20 overs with Ayasha Rahman scoring 39 runs for the team. Jahanara Alam ...

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